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Cost of Living Comparison Between Norway and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 35.09% lower than in Norway
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 31.97% lower than in Norway
Rent Prices in United States are 23.83% lower than in Norway
Restaurant Prices in United States are 51.01% lower than in Norway
Groceries Prices in United States are 23.73% lower than in Norway
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 12.79% higher than in Norway

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  Norway  United States      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 150.00 kr
(19.63 $)
    76.42 kr
(10.00 $)
     -49.05 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 800.00 kr
(104.68 $)
    343.91 kr
(45.00 $)
     -57.01 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 100.00 kr
(13.08 $)
    49.68 kr
(6.50 $)
     -50.32 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 75.00 kr
(9.81 $)
    26.75 kr
(3.50 $)
     -64.34 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 70.00 kr
(9.16 $)
    38.21 kr
(5.00 $)
     -45.41 %
Cappuccino (regular) 35.81 kr
(4.69 $)
    28.37 kr
(3.71 $)
     -20.78 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 27.97 kr
(3.66 $)
    12.53 kr
(1.64 $)
     -55.21 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 24.35 kr
(3.19 $)
    10.07 kr
(1.32 $)
     -58.64 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 15.32 kr
(2.00 $)
    7.80 kr
(1.02 $)
     -49.12 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 24.22 kr
(3.17 $)
    18.83 kr
(2.46 $)
     -22.27 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 23.20 kr
(3.04 $)
    23.92 kr
(3.13 $)
     +3.12 %
Eggs (12) 32.91 kr
(4.31 $)
    18.33 kr
(2.40 $)
     -44.29 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 93.61 kr
(12.25 $)
    73.75 kr
(9.65 $)
     -21.22 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 112.68 kr
(14.74 $)
    62.29 kr
(8.15 $)
     -44.72 %
Apples (1kg) 22.92 kr
(3.00 $)
    29.62 kr
(3.88 $)
     +29.24 %
Oranges (1kg) 22.45 kr
(2.94 $)
    29.54 kr
(3.87 $)
     +31.59 %
Tomato (1kg) 28.77 kr
(3.76 $)
    29.93 kr
(3.92 $)
     +4.03 %
Potato (1kg) 15.95 kr
(2.09 $)
    19.37 kr
(2.53 $)
     +21.49 %
Lettuce (1 head) 18.18 kr
(2.38 $)
    12.12 kr
(1.59 $)
     -33.33 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 20.63 kr
(2.70 $)
    13.61 kr
(1.78 $)
     -34.04 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 130.00 kr
(17.01 $)
    91.71 kr
(12.00 $)
     -29.45 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 28.49 kr
(3.73 $)
    13.03 kr
(1.70 $)
     -54.27 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 32.20 kr
(4.21 $)
    17.27 kr
(2.26 $)
     -46.38 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 99.00 kr
(12.95 $)
    45.85 kr
(6.00 $)
     -53.68 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 37.00 kr
(4.84 $)
    15.28 kr
(2.00 $)
     -58.69 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 660.00 kr
(86.36 $)
    489.11 kr
(64.00 $)
     -25.89 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 75.00 kr
(9.81 $)
    22.93 kr
(3.00 $)
     -69.43 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 14.71 kr
(1.92 $)
    11.87 kr
(1.55 $)
     -19.29 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 474.60 kr
(62.10 $)
    229.27 kr
(30.00 $)
     -51.69 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 14.73 kr
(1.93 $)
    5.93 kr
(0.78 $)
     -59.74 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 260,000.00 kr
(34,020.73 $)
    160,490.40 kr
(21,000.00 $)
     -38.27 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 1,753.50 kr
(229.44 $)
    1,215.06 kr
(158.99 $)
     -30.71 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.95 kr
(0.12 $)
    1.20 kr
(0.16 $)
     +25.53 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 322.13 kr
(42.15 $)
    359.22 kr
(47.00 $)
     +11.52 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 459.68 kr
(60.15 $)
    290.88 kr
(38.06 $)
     -36.72 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 239.22 kr
(31.30 $)
    141.60 kr
(18.53 $)
     -40.81 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 110.00 kr
(14.39 $)
    76.42 kr
(10.00 $)
     -30.52 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 854.90 kr
(111.86 $)
    310.52 kr
(40.63 $)
     -63.68 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 426.51 kr
(55.81 $)
    274.91 kr
(35.97 $)
     -35.55 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 952.41 kr
(124.62 $)
    593.18 kr
(77.62 $)
     -37.72 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,086.22 kr
(142.13 $)
    650.68 kr
(85.14 $)
     -40.10 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 9,760.84 kr
(1,277.20 $)
    7,457.57 kr
(975.82 $)
     -23.60 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 7,585.25 kr
(992.52 $)
    5,849.31 kr
(765.38 $)
     -22.89 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 17,099.94 kr
(2,237.51 $)
    12,904.93 kr
(1,688.60 $)
     -24.53 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 12,992.59 kr
(1,700.07 $)
    9,894.57 kr
(1,294.69 $)
     -23.84 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 44,428.49 kr
(5,813.42 $)
    16,497.07 kr
(2,158.62 $)
     -62.87 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 33,471.85 kr
(4,379.76 $)
    10,776.82 kr
(1,410.14 $)
     -67.80 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 26,781.04 kr
(3,504.27 $)
    20,550.32 kr
(2,688.99 $)
     -23.27 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.57     4.20      +17.93 %
 
Last updateMay, 2015May, 2015
Contributors:5369673
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: NOK